One Drink Before You Go [MultiFormat]
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eBook by Michael Spence
eBook Category: Fantasy
eBook Description: Fifteen years ago the enemy king killed her husband. Now he's eating in her inn. Man does not live by roast kradlik alone ... you need something special to go with it.
eBook Publisher: Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, Published: Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Worlds, 1998
Fictionwise Release Date: February 2006
31 Reader Ratings:
Michael Spence's 'One Drink Before You Go' is an ancient tale as current in appeal as it is age-old. Another gem from Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Worlds. -Eugen Bacon, Fictionwise Recommender
"So, if you will accept my word, I freely give it. I have supplied your soldiers with enough provisions to last several days, and I have not mixed any potions or other magical preparations with them. What your men have is good food, plain and simple. Your wizards will confirm it. And I tell you that you need not fear my wine either."
The invader looked at her, considering. Finally he said, "Very well. I'll taste your wine. But only," he added, his mouth twisting into a calculating smile, "if you will drink it with me."